Diligent, reliable and responsible volunteers secure as many financial opportunities and resources for EFA’s operations. Our financial department manages and funds our students’ educational success and reasonably distributes assets towards operational costs.
Our financial team is the backbone of EFA. Not only do we provide the funds needed for our branches to operate efficiently and effectively, we also make sure that our mission at EFA is expanded to a wider audience. Our goal is to secure as many financial opportunities and resource packages in order to facilitate our operations at EFA.
The financial team is broken into two groups: grant research and application as well as sponsorship.
These two teams are led by the Financial Executive as well as the Outreach Lead who coordinates the two teams’ efforts and acts as the liaison between EFA and the world. Our financial volunteers are responsible for writing their own grant proposals and communicating EFA’s mission to prospective sponsors and foundations. Specifically, this process starts with intensive research into which foundations, organizations, and start-ups we can have an impact on with our organization’s motives. Next, each volunteer will follow the steps needed to apply for partnerships and grants, which include interviews, phone calls, and email interactions. Our final, and most important step is to form long-term relationships with these individuals/ groups. We pride ourselves in our volunteers’ diligence, reliability, and assertiveness.
Our biggest accomplishments so far are our two fundraisers that have brought in a collective total of